Summer Nature Day Camps (Ages 3 to 10)

Join TBGKids for an exciting summer of nature and garden exploration! Kids will unplug and reconnect with nature in the Teaching Garden and the Wilket Creek ravine. They will also play games and create art in TBG’s cozy classroom. Camp days start at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. with the exception of Animal Camp which is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Extended care is available, drop-off time for before-care is 8:30 a.m. and after-care is available until 5:30 p.m.

If a camp is sold out, please contact Souha at 416-397-1371 or customersupport@torontobotanicalgarden.ca to be placed on the waiting list.

For the full summer camp schedule, please click here.

Date/Time Event
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - Friday, July 5, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Garden Art (Ages 4-7) Garden Art (Ages 4-7)

Does your child love nature and arts and crafts? At Garden Art Camp, we will mix the two to create art inspired by nature using different materials every day. Through art, campers will learn about recycling, conservation, different types of plants and garden animals. Friends and family are invited to a gallery show at the end of the week. Ages: 4 to 7

Public: $240; with before and after care: $288
Members: $192; with before and after care: $240

SOLD OUT

Monday, July 8, 2019 - Friday, July 12, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Animal Camp (Ages 3-4, with caregiver) Animal Camp (Ages 3-4, with caregiver)

Is your little one fascinated by wildlife? Then this half-day camp is just the right size. Spend time outdoors with your child singing songs, exploring the garden and creating creature crafts.

Public: $124
Members: $100

LIMITED SPACES

Monday, July 8, 2019 - Friday, July 12, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
X-treme Plants (Ages 8-10) X-treme Plants (Ages 8-10)

The plant kingdom is filled with fascinating organisms that have adapted to survive under extreme conditions. Get to know a variety of mind-boggling plant adaptations through games, crafts and other hands-on activities. Ages: 8 to 10

Public: $300; with before and after care: $360
Members: $240; with before and after care: $300

LIMITED SPACES

Monday, July 15, 2019 - Friday, July 19, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bug-o-logy (Ages 4-7) Bug-o-logy (Ages 4-7)

Bug-loving kids – Grab your nets and join the bug hunt! Campers will build a bug shelter, chase butterflies as they flutter by, and spend lots of time in the garden exploring the mysterious lives of our six-legged friends. Ages: 4 to 7

Public: $300; with before and after care: $360
Members: $240; with before and after care: $300

SOLD OUT

Monday, July 22, 2019 - Friday, July 26, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wild in the City (Ages 8-10) Wild in the City (Ages 8-10)

If your child is wild about animals, this is the camp for them. Campers will discover and mimic the lives of wild urban animals by engaging in fun outdoor games. They will dip nets into the shallow Wilket Creek in search of minnows and other small water creatures, and enjoy a visit from some wild friends! Ages: 8 to 10

Public: $300; with before and after care: $360
Members: $240; with before and after care: $300

LIMITED SPACES

Monday, July 29, 2019 - Friday, August 2, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Garden-to-Table (Ages: 8-10) Garden-to-Table (Ages: 8-10)

How does a garden become a meal? With our help of course! Campers will spend their days in the Teaching Garden learning how to grow herbs and vegetables, harvesting fresh ingredients, making food art and creating delicious treats. Ages: 10 to 12

Public: $300; with before and after care: $360
Members: $240; with before and after care: $300

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Monday, August 12, 2019 - Friday, August 16, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Plant Superheroes (Ages 4-7) Plant Superheroes (Ages 4-7)

Discover incredible superpowers of the plant world. Each day of the week, learn about the plant superheroes from different biomes. Campers will also create their own plant superhero and take home a plant with superpowers. Ages: 4 to 7

Public: $300; with before and after care: $360
Members: $240; with before and after care: $300

SOLD OUT

Monday, August 19, 2019 - Friday, August 23, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nature Art (Ages 8-10) Nature Art (Ages 8-10)

This is a camp for budding artists and nature lovers! Each day of the week, campers will explore different artists and create art using a variety of media. Friends and family are invited to a gallery show at the end of the week. Ages: 8 to 10

Public: $300; with before and after care: $360
Members: $240; with before and after care: $300

LIMITED SPACES

The Toronto Botanical Garden values accessibility and inclusion. Children with special needs are encouraged to participate, however TBG is not able to provide 1:1 support. Contact the Children’s Education Supervisor, Community Programs, for information on accessibility at the Toronto Botanical Garden. tbgkids@torontobotanicalgarden.ca

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